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Sport England Community Asset Fund

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The Community Asset Fund from Sport England is a capital fund aimed at improving local community spaces to help people become more active.

It is funded by the National Lottery and can be accessed by not-for-profit organisations.

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Eligible Organisations

The following organisations may apply for funding:

  • Educational establishments
  • Sports clubs
  • Community and voluntary organisations
  • Local authorities

Suitable Projects

The following projects are eligible for funding:

  • Improving a building or open space in the community
  • Improving or expanding existing sports provision e.g. new changing rooms or toilets
  • Taking over an underused sports facility or one under threat of closure
  • Making repairs to a sports facility which is stopping people from being active e.g. fixing a roof or repairing an area after flood damage

Application Process

Please follow these steps to apply:

  • Check your project’s eligibility for funding by downloading and reading the guidance notes
  • Complete and submit the online application form

Important Dates

This is a rolling grant programme so applications are accepted at any time throughout the year.

Funding Range

£1,000 to £150,000 (up to 50% of the total project cost for educational establishments).

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